The St. Louis Business Journal spotlighted two Electrical Connection contractors in its annual Family Business Awards. The awards honor enduring family-owned companies “that have made a tremendous impact on the St. Louis region.” NECA contractor TD4 Electrical was saluted as a firm that “found a sweet spot in recent years in mission critical projects in health care and data center markets. TD4 employs 110 people and a 100% minority-owned certified electrical contractor.” The business publication noted “Despite the challenges presented by the pandemic, TD4 has seen significant growth, with revenue increasing from $22 million in 2020 to reach $49 million in 2022, and 2023 is on track to be the most profitable year in the company’s history.” TD4 was founded in 2006 and is led by Tommy Davis Jr., chairman and CEO; Tommy Davis III, president. Learn more.
Meanwhile, the St. Louis Business Journal also saluted Electrical Connection contractor Piros Signs, Inc. It noted that the 66-year-old family-owned contractor “lights up sites all over the country from the familiar environs of Ballpark Village to locations like the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville and the Texas Live! Entertainment complex in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.” A total of nine family members work for this third-generation family-owned business. Piros is led by Vice Presidents Chris and David Brand, brother Jason is lead installer for special projects, sister Caitlin works in accounts receivable, and Chris' wife Sarah Brand works in administration. Learn more.
Our IBEW/NECA partners not only build with excellence, but actively reach out to high school students who aspire to work in the construction industry. Such was the case earlier this month when Guarantee Electrical engaged in Build My Future, cohosting with McCarthy a field day at St. Louis Community College. Build My Future is a showcase event for students to explore what a career in all departments of the construction industry can offer. That same week, Guarantee also hosted McCarthy for a Construction 101 day, offering a hands-on practical introduction to the industry for high school girls from the St. Louis area.
NECA Contractor Vision Electric & Systems came up big for the annual KIDstruction Week fundraiser for St. Louis Children’s Hospital, raising $11,860. It was the eighth year that Vision participated in Kidstruction by creating a team to raise money for the hospital.